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The Difference between Eddy Current & Hydrostatic Testing

Eddy Current testing (ECT) and Hydrostatic Testing (Hydrotest) are both non-destructive tests used for steel tubing.   A hydrotest is performed to check for leakage in the tubing before it is shipped.  Eddy Current Testing is done to ensure there are no surface defects on the inner or outer surfaces of the tubing. 

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